Archive for June 6th, 2007

Jun 6, 2007


Doode…U gotta Cee

Jun 6, 2007

Getting Punchy (or, What’s in a name?)


John Nack, Photoshop product manager talks about the naming (or difficulty in naming) Camera Raw 4.1′s new “Clarity” control. Check out his post on his Adobe Blog.

Jun 6, 2007

Dave Story & Kevin Connor Insiders’ Look at Photoshop CS3 – Podcast 85

Derrick Story’s The Digital Story has an interview with Kevin Connor and Dave Story from Adobe. In the podcast, Kevin and Dave talk about the difficulties surrounding the development of Photoshop CS3. The post about the podcast is here.

Derrick says: In this interview with Dave Story, Adobe VP of Product Development for Digital Imaging, and Kevin Connor, Senior Director of Digital Imaging Product Management, you will get an insider’s look at the development of Photoshop CS3, the thinking behind the Extended Edition, and the directions we’ll see Adobe take in the future. This is part one of a two part interview recorded at Adobe headquarters in San Jose, CA.

Jun 6, 2007

Now Available at Adobe Labs-Adobe Media Gallery


Adobe Media Gallery (AMG) for Adobe Bridge adds quick, powerful Web gallery creation to Adobe Photoshop CS3, Adobe Photoshop CS3 Extended and the Adobe Creative Suite. AMG makes it possible to create HTML or Flash-based galleries from any of the file formats supported by Bridge; adjust the galleries using built-in preview; and export the results or upload them via FTP. (Note: requires the Bridge 2.1 Update)

AMG is available on both Mac and Windows. The download package includes both the plug-in as well as AMG templates, all of the Adobe Photoshop Lightroom default templates, as well as the Lightroom HTML Gallery.

Jun 6, 2007

FedEx Kinko’s and Adobe Collaborate to Deliver Print on Demand

Press Release: DALLAS and SAN JOSE, Calif. — June 6, 2007 — FedEx Kinko’s, an operating company of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), and Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ: ADBE) today announced their collaboration to extend the reach of FedEx Kinko’s Print Online application to users of Adobe® Reader® and Adobe Acrobat® software.

Both of the popular Adobe software applications will feature a connection to FedEx Kinko’s Print Online functionality, which provides a fast, convenient way for sending documents for print production to any FedEx Kinko’s Office and Print Center in the United States.

Jun 6, 2007

Camera Raw 4.x Oooops

When Photoshop CS3 (and Camera Raw 4.0) shipped, it was stated that Camera Raw 4 would only work with Photoshop CS3 or above, Photoshop Elements 5 (for Windows) or Elements 4 (for Mac) or above. The only problem is that Elements 4.0 for Mac can’t use Camera Raw 4.x, it requires Elements 4.01 for Mac-and that update hasn’t shipped yet. Adobe has stated that Elements 4.01 update will ship “soon” and that in the meantime, Elements 4.0 can use the last release of Camera Raw 3.x which was Camera Raw 3.7 and available for download from

Direct download links: Camera Raw 3.7 for Mac, Camera Raw 3.7 for Windows.

Jun 6, 2007

It Isn’t That Images Fade, It’s That They Can Vanish

Source: The New York Times
Written by Ian Austen

GATINEAU, Quebec–THE preservation center at Canada’s national archive here might have the last word when it comes to keeping the color in color photography.

A four-story concrete building, which is enclosed within a second protective building, holds two warehouse-size vaults where negatives, prints and film are kept in the dark at 0 degrees and 25 percent relative humidity.

Before anything in the collection can be examined, technicians must put it into an acclimatization chamber that resembles an oversize stainless-steel refrigerator, where it is warmed up over a 24- to 48-hour period.